Practice resources

Our practice resources summarise the latest research and evidence to help front-line staff deliver a consistent, quality service to the people they support. If you can't find the resource you're looking for, contact us.

  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 1: Increasing safety

    A resilience-led guide to providing parents with the skills to give their children a safe environment. This includes keeping children safe from abuse/neglect and family violence, providing stable and secure housing and adequate physical care.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 2: Secure and Stable Relationships

    A resilience-led resource of common parenting practices that are linked with secure, predictable and dependable parent–child relationships. The majority of these strategies share a foundation in operant and social learning theory.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 3: Increasing Coping

    A resilience-led approach to increasing coping skills and self-regulation.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 4: Improving Empathy

    A resilience-led guide designed to help parents teach their kids about empathy and perspective-taking. With the aim of encouraging problem solving skills and associated prosocial behaviours.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 5: Increasing Self Efficacy

    A resilience-led approach to providing parents with strategies to assist their children gain greater self efficacy.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 6: Practioner Skills

    A resilience-led guide highlighting some of the practitioner process skills that are known to positively impact on client outcomes.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 7: Cumulative harm

    A resilience-led approach to assessment and intervention in cases involving cumulative harm.

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  • Nov 2015

    Resilience Practice Framework - Guide 8: Infants at risk of abuse and neglect

    A resilience-led approach to assessment and intervention where infants are at risk of abuse and neglect.

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  • May 2013

    Working with older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - research to practice briefing 8

    Overview of the literature on providing culturally appropriate services to older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Prepared in partnership with Neuroscience Research Australia.

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  • May 2013

    The Resilience Practice Framework – An Overview

    Overview of a resilience-led approach to working with children and families, looking at the work The Benevolent Society has undertaken to develop and implement a Resilience Practice Framework.

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